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[Solved] 2 Efficient Methods to Record Lync Meetings on Windows/Mac

Lynn Hu Posted by Lynn Hu Nov 04, 2021

How to Record Microsoft Lync meetings? No matter you want to take notes of the online meetings or send the important content to those who are absent, recording Lync meetings is a very important thing. Especially nowadays when the online conference become popular after the epidemic of COVID-19.

Luckily, it provides a built-in screen recorder to record Lync meetings as the host or attendee. But it also has some limitations, so this article will introduce another easy way to record Lync meetings. No matter you want to record audio, video, instant messaging, PowerPoint presentations, or live events, you can learn these two efficient ways with detailed steps in this article.

Part 1: How to Record Lync Meetings through the Built-in Recorder

Although Microsoft Lync is the old version of Skype, it also provides a default screen capture to record Lync meetings with all the basic functions. In addition to the meeting host, participants can also record Lync meetings if allowed. Please follow the detailed steps below:

Step 1Launch Lync software on your computer and enter the desired meeting. Then you will see the More button with three dots at the bottom-right corner. Click this button and choose the Start Recording option to record Lync meetings. If you are an attendee, you can ask the host to turn on the screen recording permission for you.

Start Recording Lync Mettings

Step 2After that, you can pause and stop the recording freely. Click the More option again and choose the Stop Recording button to finish the recording. They will be automatically saved on your computer.

Stop Recording Lync Mettings

Step 3You can see all the recordings on the Microsoft Lync Recording Manager account. Or you can go to C:Users(your user name) Lync Recordings folder to find all the Lync recordings. You can choose to play, share, and delete them.

Lync Recording Manager


1. Only provide 800x600 resolution with 10 fps frame rate to record Lync meetings in relatively low quality.
2. The recordings will only be saved in WMV format, which makes them difficult to share with colleagues and play on other devices.
3. The file sizes of the recordings from Lync are always too large, which makes trouble in saving them on your computer or mobile.
4. The participants can only record Lync meetings with permission from the host.
5. Unable to record the screen and audio of Lync when someone is using the telephone.

Part 2: The Ultimate Guide on How to Record Lync Meetings Easily

To solve all the limitations mentioned before, you just need to free download AnyRec Screen Recorder for Windows/Mac. With this versatile screen recorder, you can record meetings on Lync with 1080p resolution and the maximum 60 fps for playing smoothly or uploading on Facebook. You can also add annotations to take notes in real time. Learn more about its features below.

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Hotkeys to start, pause, and stop recording Lync meetings at any time.

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Here you can learn the detailed steps to record Lync meetings:

Step 1Free download AnyRec Screen Recorder and launch it on your computer. Click the Video Recorder button on the main interface to enter the next window.

Screen Recorder

Step 2Now you can choose the Full button to capture the whole screen or select the Custom button to record the desired part on Lync. Then turn on the Microphone, System Sound, and Webcam according to your need.

Select Recording Area

Step 3Before you start recording on Lync, you can click the Record Settings icon and adjust the video parameters in the Output pane. Change the video quality, frame rate, and export format to keep a high quality of the recordings. Then click the OK button and click the REC button.

Output Preferences

Step 4After that, you can preview and clip the extra part of Lync recordings. At last, click the Save button to choose the storage path to save them.

Save Lync Recordings

This is not only an efficient to record meetings on Lync, but also an available method for recording on Skype for Business - the updated version of Lync. Just have a try now!

Part 3: FAQs of Recording Lync Meetings


This article has introduced two efficient methods to record Lync meetings. Although it provides a default screen recorder, the Lync recordings are recorded in very low quality, and the recordings are saved in WMV format for Windows. In this case, you'd better use AnyRec Screen Reorder to record meetings on Lync with high quality. If you still have questions, feel free to contact us.

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